The Quilting Arts eBook: Techniques and Inspiration for Creating One-of-a-Kind Quilts

This is Art Quilting 101 in an eBook!

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This is Art Quilting 101 in an eBook for double the convenience! Pokey Bolton, founder and editor-in-chief of Quilting Arts Magazine, has assembled some of the most popular topics, articles, and artists from past issues of Quilting Arts Magazine—plus innovative new techniques offered by today's most respected contemporary quilt artists—in this definitive art-quilting technique and inspiration book.

Inside, readers will find everything art-quilt related, from art and design principles for quilters to in-depth techniques for surface design and embellishment. Each chapter showcases various art quilting concepts along with step-by-step photos of every technique. Stunning art quilts by the world's leading quilt artists are shown throughout the book for endless inspiration. Grab the eBook for endless inspiration and an expert course in Art Quilting 101!

Table of Contents

Chapter One: Getting Started
Finding Inspiration- Linda and Laura Kemshall
Keeping a Sketchbook- Linda and Laura Kemshall
Sketchbook to Quilt- Melanie Testa
Eco-Friendly Journal Quilting Techniques, Natalya Aikens

Chapter Two: Art and Design Principles- Lyric Kinard
Unity and Focal Point
The Color Wheel
Texture, Shape, and Line
Scale, Proportion, and Balance

Chapter Three: Ways to Assemble a Quilt
Fused Quilts, Laura Wasilowski
Reverse Applique- Deana Hartman
Other Examples of Reverse Applique- Charlotte Liddle
Wholecloth Design- Judy Coates Perez
Fabric Collage- Katy Korkos
Free-Motion Quilting- Robbi Joy Eklow

Chapter Four: Embellishment and Mixed-Media Quilting
Embellishing with Attitude: Found Objects- Pamela Allen
The Need to Bead: Bead Collage- Deana Hartman
Quilting and Needlefelting- Beryl Taylor
Exploring Velvet: A Mixed-Media Piece- Angie Hughes
Dimensional and Embellished Applique- Heidi Lund
Expand Your Repertoire with Puff Paints- Linda S. Schmidt
Making Fabric from Paper- Beryl Taylow

Chapter Five: Surface Design Techniques
Foiling on Fabric- Jane Dunnewold
Painting with Wax Pastels- Holly Knott
Shiva Paintstiks- Karen Williams
Discharge Discovery- Dina Buckey
Layered Printmaking- Lucie Summers
Cut from Your Imagination: Resist Printing Fabric with Paper Snowflakes- Melanie Testa

Chapter Six: Different Types of Art Quilts
Study in a Still Life- Esterita Austin
Making Portraits- Maria Elkins
The Heartfelt Landscape- Rose Hughes
Things to Think About When Designing a Landscape- Laura Cater-Woods
The Art of Abstraction- Liz Berg

Appendix: Art Quilter's Pantry
Contributor Biographies
About the Author

Pokey Bolton founded Quilting Arts magazine and Cloth Paper Scissors magazine and is former editorial director of Interweave's Quilt and Paper Division. She is now Chief Creative Officer for Quilts Inc.
Pokey is also the author of The Quilting Arts Book: Techniques and Inspiration for Creating One-of-a-Kind Quilts and 1,000 Artist Trading Cards: Innovative and Inspired Mixed Media. Pokey is also the host of Quilting Arts TV.

Exciting and fun art-quilting techniques, from surface design to embellishing, to inspire both the new and seasoned fiber artist to develop their skills and boost their confidence in creating unique art quilts.'--Decorating Digest Craft & Home Projects

The book is filled with numerous techniques to help you advance your quilt-making skills to "art quilting.- Detroit News

This is a highly useful reference book, whether you quilt or just love to geek out on fabric.- Blog

The next best thing to a personal quilting instructor at your elbow.-

SKU: EP4994

Author/Speaker/Editor: Patricia Bolton

Format: eBook

ISBN 13: 9781620330210